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May 21, 2012, 09:47 PM
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Sig Kadet Plans


I'm looking for the original Sig Kadet plans. Sig says they don't have them and couldn't reproduce them if they did.

I'd like to build a copy of the model my Dad built back in the '70s. I've done several of them (Bridi T-20, Clough Saucer), but the Kadet was the one that lasted the longest.

The plans look like the attached. It's the original Kadet, not the Mark 2 version.

Thanks.

Andy
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May 22, 2012, 07:00 AM
pd1
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I have a set. Let me see if I can locate them.

Found them. They're huge, 38 inches x over 46 inches.
They are too large for Staple to scan or print. I can cut them and scan them and re arrange them on two sheets.
It will take a couple of days, but I'll start this afternoon.

Paul
Last edited by pd1; May 22, 2012 at 07:07 AM.
May 22, 2012, 07:16 PM
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It can be scanned at a shop where they have a big HP scanner. They are very popualr here and I'm sure they are at your place. I also want this plan. Thanks!!
May 22, 2012, 07:27 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Edubarca
It can be scanned at a shop where they have a big HP scanner. They are very popualr here and I'm sure they are at your place. I also want this plan. Thanks!!

I have the plans scanned and the fuselage side and top view stitched back together.
I'll do the wing and start the clean up tomorrow.
May 23, 2012, 07:06 AM
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Sounds good! I have a plotter that can do 48" wide by about 30' long if I never need to!

Andy
May 23, 2012, 11:46 AM
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I finished the plan.. It's pretty large 51 inches by 39 inches.
I also did the aileron supplement.
Here's a low resolution jpeg for a view.

I still plan on making the plan in two sheets to fit the printers at Staples.
May 23, 2012, 05:02 PM
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Here's the Kadet, and plans separated into two sheets.

These are low resolution so I shouldn't draw any copyright arguments.
If anyone wants the hi resolution PDFs, pm me your e mail address.

Paul
May 23, 2012, 05:33 PM
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I don't think there's a copyright issue,sounds like Sig doesn't care....
Man I had fun with one of those things....All the parts were silk-screened onto the wood,and you just cut them out yourself.Wing ribs were well die-cut.

It's good you're doing this for your Dad.
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May 24, 2012, 08:23 AM
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After I get it built I'll probably push to get him to fly it with me. That should be fun!

Andy
May 25, 2012, 11:48 AM
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The plans are now on Outerzone

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=2950
Jun 15, 2012, 05:23 AM
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Most excellent -- thank you bery much!
Jul 02, 2012, 12:44 PM
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Anyone has the plans for the ribs? Anyone started a build thread?
Jul 02, 2012, 01:02 PM
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Originally Posted by tsmith9000
Anyone has the plans for the ribs? Anyone started a build thread?
The rib profile is shown on the fuselage side view.
As far as I remember all the ribs are the same, except that the center ribs spar cut outs are larger to allow for spar ties.

Do a build thread. Please.

Paul
Jul 02, 2012, 01:43 PM
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I plan to do one over the winter, but I won't mind if somebody beats me to it. I'll subscribe right away! Just post a link here to point to your thread please.

Andy
Jul 03, 2012, 08:40 PM
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OK, just started tonight. Where should I post the build?


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